The Piano Lesson (1995)
Release Date: Feb 5, 1995 Wide
Average Rating: 3.7/5
User Ratings: 247
Alfre Woodard and Charles S. Dutton star as sister and brother in this made-for-television Hallmark Hall of Fame production about an African-American family's struggle to retain their heritage. The drama tells the story of an impoverished black family whose history is told in the carvings on the family piano. Boy Willie (Dutton) wants to sell the piano and use the money to buy farmland, but sister Berniece (Woodard) won't part with it. The film chronicles their struggle to come to terms with
Feb 5, 1995 Wide
Apr 11, 2000
Republic Pictures Home Video
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There is an element of magical realism to this story, not unlike Toni Morrison's Beloved, and that comes across well.
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